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General Motors The First 75 Years of Transportation Products

By: Bailey, L. Scott, Ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Automobile Quarterly Publications: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5817

ISBN: 0915038412

Condition: Very Good


Cover is blue imitation leatherette, with gold lettering on front and spine; lettering is still very bright and unblemished. Blue endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. Tipped in is the printed presentation note from then GM Chairman Roger B. Smith. Lushly illustrated with hundreds of b/w and color photos. Sections are: Beginings of GM; Early Years of GM; Depression and Recovery; War Interrupts; Styling Sets the Pace; Marketing of Performance; Years of Transition; Challen... View more info

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Clifford of Drummond Island

By: Bailey, Nancy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, iUniverse: 2001

Seller ID: 8293

ISBN: 0595179509

Condition: New


9.20 X 6.12 X 0.49 inches; xii, 159 pages; Soft cover has a black spine with white lettering. Michigan characters come in all shapes and species, including the talented and charming Clifford. Clifford is quite accomplished. He’s an abstract painter, a dancer and the subject of a published biography, and goes on statewide tours to spread the message of empathy. He also has four hooves and a tail. Clifford , also known as “Clifford of Drummond Island, ” is the Morgan... View more info

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Detroitland A Collection of Movers, Shakers, Lost Souls, and History Makers from Detroit's Past

By: Bak, Richard & Columnist Neal Rubin

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Detroit [?], Painted Turtle: 2011

Seller ID: 9204

ISBN: 0814334997

Condition: Very Good+


Painted Turtle Series; B&W Illustrations; 10 X 7 X 0.80 inches; xi, 352 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing, scuffing and bumping to covers. Pages are clean and tight; pages are not cut at top. Illustrated with b/w pictures. 'WorldCatSummary: From The Books Back Cover: Welcome to Detroitland, where award-winning journalist Richard Bak brings to life episodes from roughly a century of Detroit's colorful history. Bak tackles familiar names like Frank Murphy, the Purple Gan... View more info

The Moral Frameworks Of Public Life Gender, Politics, and the State in Rural New York, 1870-1930

By: Baker, Paula

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York City, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1518

ISBN: 0195064526

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is taupe with black lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. This is a NEW book. 1991, first edition. Illustrated with 16 b/w photos. Chapters: Limited Horizons of Rural Life, 1870-1900; Moral Vision of Men's Politics, 1870-1900; Feminine Virtues and Public Life, 1870-1900; Economy and Harmony: The Goals of Local Government in the Late Nineteenth Century; Intelligent Farmer and His Intelligent Wife: Political and Social Change, 1900-1919; Progressivism and th... View more info

Michigan Mammals

By: Baker, Rollin H

Price: $103.25

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Wayne State University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 6529

ISBN: 0870132342

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is brown, stitched binding, with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Exhaustively illustrated with 120 b/w figures, 6 color plates, 69 b/w maps, 20 tables; appendix; glossary; index. "The first comprehensive work on Michigan mammals to be published in 35 years, this meticulously documented study should be an indispensable addition to the literature of animal life....summarizes the dramatic post-glacial developments which contribute... View more info

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Blades in the Sky Windmilling through the Eyes of B. H. "Tex" Burdick

By: Baker, T. Lindsay

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 217

ISBN: 0896722945

Condition: Very Good+


Softcover is blue with black lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight. Printed on acid-free paper. Preface by Elmer Kelton. Cover may appear different from that pictured. Illustrated with 51 b/w photographs. "This book, full of Tex Burdick's historical photos, is told by the proud windmillers themselves. They tell you why they endured the blazing sun, sandstorms, blisters, rattlesnakes, and peril to life and limb running up windmills like monkeys on a ... View more info

Thirteenth Virginia Cavalry

By: Balfour, Daniel

Price: $83.75

Publisher: Lynchburg, VA, H E Howard: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 8763

ISBN: 0930919297

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Virginia Regimental Histories Series Series; B&W Photographs & Maps; 9.50 X 6.25 X 0.50 inches; 119 pages; Hard cover is grey, with gold on front and on spine. Other than a 1 x 1/4" yellowish mark, maybe glue residue, in the margin of page 7, pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with 3 b/w maps and 19 b/w photographs. Contains a complete regimental roster. "The 13 Virginia Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment raised in Virginia for service in the C... View more info

Re-Upholstery Techniques

By: Balfour, Derek

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Company: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6759

ISBN: 0316079324

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Hard cover has glazed, illustrated boards; white spine with black lettering. DJ in a mylar cover. Extensively illustrated with dozens of color and b/w photographs, drawings, diagrams. This book provides practical, illustrated advice on how to inexpensively repair, renovate, or care for that aging piece of furniture or indeed any treasured possession suffering from the ravages of time; Re-upholstery Techniques enables the amateur to tackle the re-upholstery of old furnitu... View more info

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To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5355

ISBN: 0878204563

Condition: New


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info

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To Reveal Our Hearts: Paperback Edition Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia

By: Balin, Carole B.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 5778

ISBN: 0878204563

Condition: New


Multiple copies available. Soft cover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; printed on acid free paper. This is a NEW book. Illustrated with several b/w photographs. An I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation Book. Sections include: Neither Balabuaistes Nor Revolutionaries; The Search for Jewish Women Writers in Tsarist Russia; Makings of a Maskilah; Female Experience in Hebrew Literature; Insider-Outsider Among the Russian Cultura... View more info

Raggedy Who? 1974 Pattern Book Cake Decorating Decorator Baking

By: Ball, Linda & Betty Laird Ross

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Akron, OH, Ball and Ross: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9843

Condition: New


B&W Illustrations; 9 x 11; 50 pages; 1974 printing. Black plastic spiral binding, with heavy card stock covers. This is 'Set 1, 50 Patterns, Raggedy Who? ? ' Pages are clean and tight. 50 great patterns for cake decorating. This is from the collection of a professional baker and cake decorator. View more info

Raggedy Who? 1974 Pattern Book Cake Decorating Decorator Baking

By: Ball, Linda & Betty Laird Ross

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Akron, OH, Ball and Ross: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9844

Condition: As New


B&W Illustrations; 9 x 11; 50 pages; 1974 printing. Black plastic spiral binding, with heavy card stock covers. This is 'Set 1, 50 Patterns, Raggedy Who? ? ' Pages are clean and tight. 50 great patterns for cake decorating. This is from the collection of a professional baker and cake decorator. View more info

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The Wright 3

By: Balliett, Blue & Brett Helquist

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New York, Scholastic Press: 2006

Seller ID: 7374

ISBN: 0439693675

Condition: New in New dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8.40 X 5.50 X 1.20 inches; 318 pages; Hard cover is teal with b/w photo on front. DJ. New book. Brick colored end papers. Pages are clean and tight, illustrated with b/w original drawings by Brett Helquist. In the midst of a series of unexplained accidents and mysterious coincidences, sixth-graders Calder, Petra, and Tommy lead their classmates in an attempt to keep Frank Lloyd Wright's famous, historic Robie House , in the Hyde Park area of greater Ch... View more info

Philosophie Fondamentale. Tome Troisième. Traduit De L'espagnol Par Edouard Manec Troisième Edition

By: Balmes, Jacques

Price: $36.25

Publisher: Paris, Auguste Vaton, Libraire-Editeur: 1855

Seller ID: 8674

Condition: Very Good-


Ex-Libris; Vol. 3; 4 1/2 x 7; 444 pages; Hard cover volume has leather spine, with gold lettering and decorations. Boards are mottled brown. Some scuffing, rubbing, sunnig, bumping, 1.5" at top of hinge, starting to show splitting. Brown patterened end papers. Book plate from 'Bibliothecae Abbatiae St: Josephi, St: Benedict, LA.' . Penciled onto plate is 'Philosophy Balmes' and below that 'enlibris Rev. J__ Simon'. Hand written name on page opposite half title page. ... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/German Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 6014

ISBN: 3923185022

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. Terfruchte, Vreden. Conten... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/german Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 6015

ISBN: 3923185022

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. Terfruchte, Vreden. Conten... View more info

Flatweaves Of The Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul/ Flachgewebe Des Vakiflar-Museums, Istanbul: English/german Language

By: Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch

Price: $32.75

Publisher: Wesel, Germany, Verlag Uta Hulsey: 1982

Seller ID: 8522

ISBN: 3923185022

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW NEW. Hard cover is dark brown with gold logo on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap, which has been slit open. Extensively illustrated with 120 color plates, on recto page. Verso page has the description in English and German. This museum opened in Germany under the direction of Carpet Museum of the Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Foundations. Printed in Germany. Lithos/Color separations by RCS W. ... View more info

Group Harmony Behind the Rhythm & the Blues

By: Baptista, Todd R.

Price: $44.75

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, TRB Enterprises: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7282

ISBN: 0963172255

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 6 X 9; 230 pages; Soft cover has light rubbing/scuffing, and some scruffing to bottom of spine. On half title page, written in pink magic highlighter is 'review copy'. Pages are clean and tight, and appears as if unused. Illustrated with ca. 38 b/w photographs. Chapters on various groups: The Spaniels; The Dubs; The silhouettes; The El Dorados; The Teenchords; The G-Clefs; The Solitaires; The Willows; The Cop Chords; The hartptones; bibliography. Each ch... View more info

Huron And Wyandot Mythology With An Appendix Containing Earlier Published Records No. 11 Anthropological Series: Memoir 80

By: Barbeau, C. M.

Price: $43.25

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Dept. of Mines: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6259

Condition: Very Good-


Soft cover is heavy, gray paper with black lettering on front and spine. This is the true, first printing of this title, from 1915, not a reprint, nor from a library. Overall, pages are clean and tight, although weakening. Illustrated with 11 pages of b/w plates, which include 21 photographs. Sections are: Introduction; Cosmogonic and Sociological Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions; Appendix: Myths; Folk-Tales; Traditions and Anecdotes; Abstracts. At the back of the book, aft... View more info

Dressage For The New Age: Third Edition Revised and Expanded

By: Barbier, Dominique, with Mary Daniels

Price: $77.75

Publisher: Healdsburg, CA, Barbier Productions: 2006

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 7594

ISBN: 0976968509

Condition: New


Cover is heavy wraps with flaps. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book; still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Third Revised and Expanded edition; first edition published in 1990. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of b/w photos and drawings. Includes a foreward to this edition by Sally Swift, founder of Centered Riding movement; and also the foreword to the first edition, by the late, great American dressage trainer Chuck Grant. Sections are: The Part of Riding No One T... View more info